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Your skin is your body's biggest organ. And just like any other organ, skin can have problems, from cradle cap in newborns to age spots in elders. Rare or common, brief or chronic, skin problems can often be treated. Use this guide to learn about skin problems, skin treatments, and ways to be good to your skin at any age.

Bacterial skin infections
  • Cellulitis
  • Impetigo
  • MRSA (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureusis)
  • Necrotising fasciitis
  • Staph infection
  • Leg ulcers
  • Leprosy
Chronic skin problems
  • Eczema
  • Scleroderma
  • Psoriasis
  • Guttate psoriasis
  • Pustular psoriasis
  • 5 little-known psoriasis facts
  • Epidermolysis bullosa
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa
  • Pyoderma gangrenosum
  • Lichen sclerosus
  • Harlequin ichthyosis
  • Erythema multiforme
  • Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis)
Fungal skin infections
  • Fungal skin infections
  • Candidiasis
  • Pityriasis versicolor
  • Ringworm
  • Fungal nail infection
Viral skin infections
  • Shingles
  • Warts
  • Molluscum contagiosum
Pigmentation problems
  • Birthmarks
  • Acanthosis nigricans
  • Vitiligo
  • Changes in skin colour
Bugs, bites and stings
  • Lice and nits
  • Scabies
  • Insect and spider bites
  • How do I treat insect bites?
  • Bedbugs
  • What is swimmer's itch?
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